Managing with true colors

Personality and Leadership

Let’s ponder Your personality and leadership Style.

Managing people can be tricky. No, it is tricky.  There are hurdles, challenges, and a multitude of tests.  If you ever Google terms like “being a good manager” or “tips for managers,” hundreds of results surface. Some are good.  Others are worthy of an instant click on the noble “back” arrow. I hope you don’t do that here. 🙂   But “Your Personality and Your Leadership Style” seemed a perfect title for this blog post.

The theories on management are as numerous as the sand on the sea.  Some tips are generic, while others are more specific. But, I think the best perspectives consider temperament research.

Ideas to say thank you to your volunteers

Managing Volunteers -Tips for Volunteer Managers

Managing volunteers is the trickiest of management situations. It requires a share of intentionality, planning, and even mind-reading.  #Volunteers #Volunteermanagement (sorry, this is for my Twitter feed). 🙂

First of all, volunteers are not staff. Duh, right?

Unlike staff, they are not aligned with your organization because of a paycheck. I like to say, volunteers are “paid in the currency of the heart”. They serve because they care. Either they care about your mission, your constituency, or about you, the